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Highlighted here are policies and guidelines that are frequently sought by faculty and staff in Academic Affairs or not found elsewhere. There are links provided below for additional university policies.

Title IX - Sexual Misconduct and Interpersonal Violence Protocol
A Guide for Miami Faculty and Staff

Miami University is committed to maintaining a healthy and safe working environment and to creating an environment that promotes responsibility, dignity, and respect in all matters. Unfortunately, faculty and staff may be victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence or stalking (Title IX offenses). In the vast majority of instances, the alleged perpetrator is not associated with our University; however, it is possible for these offenses to occur on campus or for the alleged perpetrator to be a visitor, guest, vendor/contractor, employee or student at Miami. Although most victims/survivors are women, men also can be victims. This Protocol is designed to provide information on the resources and support available to an employee when the employee is a victim of a Title IX offense, even if the offense occurred off campus. This Protocol also provides information on how to file a report if the offense occurred on campus or the alleged perpetrator is a visitor, guest, vendor/contractor, is employed by or enrolled at Miami. Miami’s Protocol is separate and distinct from the criminal process and is available to faculty and staff even if no police report has been made. The Protocol is designed to comply with applicable state and federal laws. The University has the right to modify or deviate from this Protocol when, in the sole judgment of the University, circumstances warrant, in order to protect the rights of the involved parties, or to comply with the law. In this Protocol, you will find information on:

  • Definitions of Title IX Offenses
  • Making a Police Report
  • Confidentiality – persons with whom you can speak confidentially
  • Medical, Counseling and Other Resources – including the importance of preserving evidence.
  • University Support Services
  • Making a Report for Investigation and Remedial Action – describes the University’s investigation process and remediation process if the alleged perpetrator is a visitor, guest, vendor/contractor, employee, or student at Miami or if the offense occurred on campus.
  • Retaliation
  • Campus Crime Alerts and Emergency Notification
  • Legal Options

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